Mental Health / Disability Services of the East Central Region Social Worker

Jones County Community Services

Anamosa, IA / Dubuque, IA Human Services & Non-Profit / Municipal & Government $26.00 to $26.00 hourly

Under the general direction of the regional CEO, this position is responsible to direct Regional operations.This includes, but is not limited to: managing all aspects of the management plans, troubleshooting problematic or systematic issues, and supporting and applying the ECR mission, policies, and goals.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skill and abilities.
  • Knowledge of human services and MH/DS network
  • Principles of choice, empowerment, and community integration
  • Knowledge of clinical diagnosis and treatments
  • Maintain confidentiality of protected information
  • Represent the ECR and perform duties in a professional, responsible and trustworthy manner
  • Present and deliver MH/DS available services in a courteous and responsive manner
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals using services and their support
  • network, co-workers, supervisors, agencies and members of the public
  • Interact effectively with persons representing diverse backgrounds, interests, and points of view
  • Work flexible schedule and additional time as needed
  • Mediates conflicts between providers, family members, individuals using services, legal representatives, and/or the agency relative to the needs of the individual
  • Requests funding appropriate to identified needs and within established parameters
  • Initiates discharge planning process to transfer/close cases when services are no longer needed
  • Participate in MH/DS, agency, provider and statewide committee meetings; attend work-related
  • meetings and professional development training as appropriate Entry Requirements

Qualified Regional Social Workers shall meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 30 semester hours in a human services field: (including, but not limited to, psychology, social work, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, nursing, education, occupational therapy, and recreational therapy) and preferably one year of experience in the delivery of services to the population groups that the person is hired as a social worker to serve; or an Iowa license to practice as a registered nurse and at least 3 years of experience in the delivery of services to the population groups that the person is hired as a social worker to serve.
  • Must pass criminal background investigation. Valid driver’s license and insurable under County/Region liability coverage. Must complete HIPAA training. Use of personal vehicle with applicable insurance coverage as prescribed by Iowa law or equivalent transportation.

Work Environment:

Works primarily in an office environment. May experience numerous interruptions from phone calls of people needing information and attention. Works independently to complete most tasks. Ability to use the following equipment in a multi-room office: calculator, file cabinets, computer, fax machine, copier/scanner, and phone system. Frequent use of an automobile and possession a valid driver’s license and applicable Insurance coverage as prescribed by Iowa law.

 

Applications and resumes need submitted by 3pm September 13th

Application Instructions:

Submit BOTH application and resume, with references to: Lucia Herman Jones County Community Services P.O Box 427 Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or by clicking apply now via email!



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Mental Health/Disability Services of the East Central Region Social Worker

Jones County Community Services

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Job ID: 69008

Posted 9 days ago

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